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Team17: Brazil is ripe for indie talent

After signing its first Brazilian title, Sword Legacy: Omen,back in June, publisher Team17 has told MCV that it will be "keeping a close eye" on other games coming out of Latin America as it looks to increase its label partners. According to global brand manager Ade Lawton (pictured below), Firecast …

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Brazilian football star Ronaldo invests in eSports team

Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, or Brazilian Ronaldo to you and me, has invested in CNB e-sports Club.  The football star who won the World Cup back in 2002 has purchased half of the organisation alongside professional Poker player André Akkari and Igor Trafane Federal who is the CEO of …

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The Mega Drive is being re-released in Brazil

Did you know that the Sega Mega Drive still, to this day, sells around 150,000 units every year in Brazil? No, nor did we. To put this into context, this is around as many units as the PS4 sells in the region. Not bad for a quarter century old bit …

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First eGames event to hit Rio this August

The first ever eGames event will take place in Rio de Janeiro on August 15th and 16th. Taking place slap bang in the middle of the Rio Olympics, the event will be held at British House in Parque Lage, Rio. The location is at the foot of the Corcovado, home …

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International Factfile 2016: Brazil

In 2015, the Brazilian video games market’s revenue reached $1.5bn (1.02bn), with a 23 per cent growth compared to the previous year. Sony Brazil is currently the market leader, according to data firm Euromonitor, which states the company’s value sales grew by 18 per cent within video games in 2014. …

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Brazilian duo skip FIFA 16, agree to PES 2016 exclusivity

EA’s FIFA series may continue to boss the genre when it comes to licenses, but Konami can at least celebrate another licensing victory for its latest title. IBTimes reports that Brazilian club duo Flamengo and Corinthians have signed up to appear exclusively in PES 2016 and will be completely absent …

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The PS4 is finally going to be cheaper in Brazil

Sony plans to slash the high cost of the PS4 in Brazil by partnering with a local manufacturer to build consoles for the region. As reported by IGN Brazil, Flextronics will assemble PS4s in the Manaus Free Trade Zone. It is hoped this will reduce the price of the console …

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Brazilian retail selling pirated PS4 games for £6 a shot

While the PS4’s security systems have not yet been cracked, some retailers in South America have found a working method of selling copied games for the machine. UOL Jogos reports, as translated by VG247, that a Brazilian retailer sold the site ten pirated PS4 games for BR300, which is around …

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